Source Pro Search is conducting a search for a Controller / Chief Financial Officer.
Join a smaller, established, and growing company in the Columbia, SC metropolitan area as the Controller with the opportunity for promotion to Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to the CEO, the chosen candidate will play a crucial role in executing and managing financial and accounting processes. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to architect teams, processes, and structures to support growth, navigating and supporting efforts to obtain capital for expansion. The initial title is Controller, offering a 33 – 50% bonus potential, car allowance, and cell phone expense. Benefits commence on the first day of employment.
Finance / Accounting:
Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash requirements, and check processing.
Handle and reconcile all checking accounts and credit card accounts.
Participate in the period-end closing process.
Prepare and maintain internal reporting.
Track and report on operational performance benchmarks and actual results for a weekly scorecard, conducting trend analysis on benchmarking data.
Maintain internal accounting controls for the professional and secure handling of the company’s finances.
Serve as a finance office liaison with closing attorney, contract administrator, and customers for deposits, wires, HUD postings, etc.
Manage the accounting software for the company.
Create, manage, and continually improve the rebate program with company vendors.
Responsible for the prototyping process, VPO’s, change orders, and uploading job-specific POs to QuickBooks.
Work with fellow Executives and senior managers to establish the annual operating budget for the company and project level proformas.
Coordinate the production of monthly interim and End of Year financial statements, including Income Statement, Comparative Balance Sheet, Gross Margin Analysis Reports, and Cash Flow Projection Report.
Maintain the company depreciation and fixed asset schedule and manage the capital expenditure budget.
Develop and coordinate the monthly, quarterly, and annual production of various operational system reports and monitoring tools.
Ensure timely filing of income tax and payroll tax returns, establishing and following internal controls to keep the company in compliance with GAAS.
Hire, train, and motivate office administrative and accounting personnel.
Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with customers, employees, and vendors professionally.
Accounting and Finance ability to maintain accurate records, schedules, and financial statement accuracy.
Computer aptitude and willingness to learn to process data and communicate via reports, spreadsheets, and other written communication.
Ability to handle confidential proprietary information.
Technical accounting ability and education to plan and enforce efficient accounting, banking, and financial management standards.
Business sense to promote the goodwill of the company and positively impact customer satisfaction.
Organizational aptitude to manage scheduling and production of the accounting system schedule and employees.
Leadership ability to set and maintain a positive atmosphere within the office and assigned departments.
Controller experience with a smaller manufacturer or distributor or with a larger company overseeing around 50 to 60 people.
At least 15 years of experience in accounting/finance.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Math.
Having a CPA is a plus.
Timeliness in processing cost adjustments and ancillary worksheets for decision-making.
Net operating profitability at goal with a sliding scale.
HR systems in place for quarterly growth review and incentive program calculations.
Cash management skills to control interest expense and ensure interest income from cash float meets or exceeds goals.